Skin of Color
Simply asking patients for a medication history fails to capture important information needed for accurate diagnoses and safe therapeutic selection.
Joseph Bikowski, MD
Media frenzy and loud public discourse about vitamin D may be drowning out any meaningful discussion that dermatologists and dermatologic organizations encourage.
Ted Pigeon, Associate Editor
As the population continues to age, dermatologists must be sensitive to the needs of older patients.
Rob Norman, DO, MPH, MBA
Revisions to the "Code on Interactions" are taking effect, but what do they really mean for the typical clinician?
Abby Jacobson, PA-C
Data suggest that children and adults suffering from chronic inflammatory skin diseases, such as eczema and psoriasis, are at higher risk for depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric illnesses.
Diane Hanna, MSN, ARNP-C and Lucinda Arnold Whitney, RN, MSN, ARNP
Paul Winnington, Editorial Director
Practices should already be aware of relevant 2009 code revisions, but here's a rundown of key changes for practices to review.
Sharon Andrews, RN, CCS-P
Focusing on patients you already have has been shown to grow practices. Here are strategies to retain your patient base.
Skill, patience and meticulous selection of products and injection techniques are pre-requisites for satisfactory correction of a poor outcome from treatment with dermal fillers and botulinum toxin.
Hema Sundaram, MD
Many dermatologists question what an Assessment is and whether it's beneficial.
After making the decision to start a practice, constructing a solid business plan and financial overview is critical.
Tarik Rodgers, MBA and Tanya E. Reddick Rodgers, MD
On the eve of its 50th anniversary, the APD says it is dedicated to helping preserve and grow the specialty.
Leon Kircik, MD
From barrier repair to skin protection, a new topical confers important benefits that may help dermatologists and patients turn the tide against common dermatides.
Joel Schlessinger, MD
Members of the psoriasis panel at the 2009 South Beach Symposium last month offered insights on patient care.
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